CRYSTALS & STONES
Gemstoneshave beenusedforcenturiesas meditationalaidsand
magical magical foci. Each individual type of stone has different
properties. Here are some healing and spiritual properties from a
list I have. These descriptions are based on ancient legend and lore:
AGATE: Moss Agates considered to be most powerful. Aid in
restoration of energy, used in healing, and believed to bring wearer
happiness, wealth, health, and long life. Increases
ability to ward off self-induced anger and inner bitterness.
Carnelian-gives protection and energy. Moss green-balances emotional
energy. Moss red-balances physical energy. Blue lace-gives
Amber: Powerful healing stone with large amount of organic
energy. In ancient times, ground to a powder and mixed with honey or
oil of roses for various physical problems. Filters germs and
infections and has the power to disinfect. Worn around the neck to
help fight infection and respiratory diseases. Lifts the spirits.
Apatite: Promotes communication and mental clarity.
Amethyst: Increases spiritual awareness, has a calming and
soothing influence, has the ability to transmute negative into
positive, and is very effective as a healing stone. Warmed and placed
on the forehead and temples, it is good for headaches. Has the
ability to draw through it forces directed towards the body and repels
vibrations which the body doesn't need, thus releasing only the energy
patterns beneficial to the body. Best worn in healing near the heart
center. Opens up spiritual and psychic centers. Helps prevent
Aquamarine: Calms nervous tension. Calming effects of the sea.
Used to help banish fears and phobias. Means seawater.
Soothing and cleansing.
Adventurine: Increases perception and creative insight.
Stimulates opportunity and motivation.
Azurite: Powerful healing stone, invokes spiritual guidance,
opens psychic eye. Good for dreams and improving psychic ability.
Bloodstone: Stimulates flow of energy for healing blood
circulation, stops hemorrhaging. Removes emotional blockages.
Citrine: Stimulates openness and accelerates the awakening of the
mind. An aid to the digestive system. Helps eliminate
toxins. Encourages tremendous healing on the emotional and mental
levels, helps unblock subconscious fears, and serves as a natural
Coral: Balances physical energy and relaxes tensions. Carries
the creative vibrations of the sea.
Emerald: Promotes creativity, stimulates perception and insight,
and strengthen memory. Beneficial effect on the eyes.
Garnet:Balances hormones, goodfor mentaldepression, enhances
self-esteem, alleviates bad dreams, and encourages success in
business. Thought to assist in seeing into past incarnations.
Hematite: Calmingto the emotions. Worn as an amuletto confer
strength and procur favorable legal judgements. In Egypt, used to
reduce inflammation and treat hysteria. Considered to be a grounding
stone. Helps maintain balance between body, mind, and spirit.
Ivory: Spiritual protection.
Jade:Stimulates practicality,wisdom,and universalattunement.
Thought to provide a link between the spiritual and the mundane. Most
revered by the Chinese.
Jasper: For energy balancing of emotions and stress.
Flourite: Opens andsoftens the wayfor the useof otherstones.
Excellent used in aquariums-provides needed minerals.
Lapis Lazuli: Stimulates wisdom, truthfulness, & psychic
experiences, healing and strengthening when worn next to the skin.
Strengthens mind and body to spiritual awareness.
Malachite: often used asa child's talisman to sleepsoundly &
protect from bad dreams. Stimulates clear vision and insight,
represents hope and inner peace, believed to protect from danger.
Increases abundance in all areas of life.
Moonstone: Bringsgood fortune. Reflects the wearersbeing and
feelings. Promotes unselfishness. Opens the heart to humanitarian
love and hope. Good for protection while travelling on water. Gives
clarity to spiritual understanding. Good for pre-menstrual symptoms
and balancing to the reproductive system. Used to ease childbirth.
Pearl:Stimulates feminine qualities,used to focus attention,
helps pull together mental and spiritual forces, peace of mind.
Represents purity, modesty, & gentleness.
Peridot: Dispels fears, guilt, and depression. Used to
counteract negative emotions and healing of the spirit. Affects top
three chakras. Once worn as a means of gaining foresight and divine
QUARTZ: Amplifiesthe healing energyof the one usingit. Used
to help draw out pain. Able to tap into the energies of the
universe. A good stone for meditating on. Works primarily with the
Third Eye center, also relates well with the heart center. To be able
to tune into the quartz promotes clarity while concentrating on it.
Also affects the crown chakra. Very potent and often worn to protect
from negative vibrations. Cleanse regularly. Rudilated-rutile
needles help focus attention. Smoky-good for calming the mind.
Rose-vibrations of universal love & inner serenity.
Ruby: Increases vigor, renews vitality and cleanses the blood.
The stone of courage.
Topaz: Calms emotions, protects against external stresors. To
restore physical energy & quiet emotional nature.
Tiger Eye: Very powerful protection, clarity of thought.
Tourmaline: Causes the wearer to be more flexible, more
understanding and more objective in purpose and reason. Calming.
Each person has a different response to this stone. Causes a
reaction in the intestinal tract. Black and Crystal-removes
negativity and cleanses. Some say it should not be worn as jewelry.
Electric and magnetic properties.
Turquoise: Vibratescalmingradiations, protective,andrestores
healthy mental attitude. Stone of friendsship. Balancing and
healing. Great strength and vitality. Takes on characteristics of
CRYSTALS & STONES
NAME COLOR CHAKRA USES
AMETHYST Violet Crown Calming,grounding, a
cleanser and spiritual
heart, cleanses liver of
toxins, excellent for lung
ADVENTURINE Green Heart Soothes emotions,
used for the heart and
heartache, for acceptance o f
self and others, for inner
AGATE Varied Solar- Compelstruth, promotes
Plexus, good manners, happiness,
AZURITE- Blue-green Heart, Allpurpose healing
MALACHITE Crown ethericbody,parathyroid
glands, nerve, spleen,
pancreas, used to release
repressed emotions and f o r
BLOODSTONE Green-red Root Offers courage,
endurance, harmony, used t o
stop bleeding, helps i n
making decisions, used f o r
iron deficiency, in t h e
blood, for moving kundalini
energy, and to invoke
peace in all who are drawn
CITRINE Golden Solar- Generates radiant, happy
Plexus vibrations, helps
thoughts to be clear and
raises thinking to
intuitive levels, on a
physical level it can be used
to help eliminate
toxins from the colon, gall
bladder and kidneys a n d
CHRYSOPRASE Green Solar- Has a quality of
compassion and a
heart areas to sooth
emotions, will help
tranquilize many forms of a n d
neurosis, also used t o
absorb or deflect unwanted
FLOURITE Clear, Crown, Multi-dimensional
self, good for meditation over
3rd eye chakra, works well
with virulent diseases.
GARNET Red Root Stimulates happiness,
peace, balance, patience,
inspiration, persistence, good
menstruation and life
fertility, eases arthritis
HEMATITE Grey-black Root A verygrounding stone,
very cooling to the
physical body, use for
fevers, alleviates worry a n d
anxiety as it allows f o r
mental clarity, often known
as the "worry stone".
HERKIMER Clear Crown Very balancing special
variety of quartz crystal
"DIAMOND" works with yin/yang
the "Dream Crystal", aids
in bringing teachings of
the dream state into
conscious awareness, very
KYANITE Blue, Crown, Aligns all chakras,
if so directed
centers in the body),
dispells frustration and
anger, excellent attunement
stone, good for meditating,
aids in p a s t l i f e
LAPIS Blue Throat, Used over 3rdeye
LAZULI 3rd Eye assists in opening
strength, vitality and
self-assurance, used for
disorders of the throat,
heart,spleen, blood, skin a n d
to counter effects of
stroke and epilepsy, also good
for dream work.
LITHIUM Lavender Crown, Helps to reduce stress
and ease depression,
with Pink Solar- relates to cycles of
preparatory stone inner
spiritual work, on physical
helps with digestion.
MOONSTONE White Crown Has avery calming effect
on the emotions,
Pastel stimulatesthe pineal
gland, assists in
stimulating the feeling
(intuitive) nature, eases
menstrual pain, alleviates
conditions in the skin,
hair, eyes, and body fluids
(tears, digestive juices).
OBSIDIAN Black- Used tosharpen both the
internal and external
important "teachers" of
the New Age stones,
teaches one the truth of
oneself in relation to ones
ego, depicts the contrasts
of life-day and night,
darkness and light, truth
PERIDOT Green Heart, Promotes digestion,
Yellow/ Brow inthedigestive
system, used for
PHANTOM Clear All Very powerful tool
for the New Age,
Redor used togroundand
Yellow attuning to higher
spiritual energies, in
healing work used to
disperse congested energies.
PYRITE Gold Solar- Hasa very protecting,
shielding aspect which
mental, emotional levels.
Shields from many forms o f
negative energy, strengths
circulatory system, clears
oxygen in the blood.
QUARTZ Clear Trans- All-purpose, all
shield around auric
field, excellent for
meditation stone, color work,
aura work, very
IRRADIATED Very Absorbs all formsof
QUARTZ Black energy,placed on or
computer) to absorb
ROSE QUARTZ Pink Heart Comfortsheart from all
wounds, helps heal emotional
pain, enhances l o v e ,
outlook, joy and oneness,
helpful for heart, throat,
ears, nose, hypertension.
SMOKEY Black Root, Eases depression,
fear and panic,
QUARTZ Grey Solar- clears aura, very
Plexus enhances positive
attitudes, tranquilizes, works
well with root chakra to
release negative blocks
emotional and physical,
used for menstrual
TOPAZ Yellow Solar- Draws negativity from
and depression, mood
elevator, revitalizes, very
stimulating to the
creative thinking processes,
TOURMALINE Varied Root, Works as a protective
shield, consumes negative
energy without releasing i t
into the atmosphere, h a s
to do with visions a n d
"seeing" with compassion,
good for the eyes, teaches
to expand l i m i t e d
thinking, relates to
aspirations for higher love,
very complete stone.
TURQUOISE Aqua Heart, Known as"The Sky
Throat excellent for both
Spiritual attunement and
healing of the energy
centers and the physical body,
valuable for grounding as
well as for vision quests
and astral t r a v e l ,
purifies all levels of
being and is capable of
handling strong negativity,
also used for wounds and
for damage to bones.
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